Rainy River District School Board

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Department assists all employees and prospective employees by answering questions related to their employment, providing information related to benefits, pensions and the retirement process, as well as supporting employee wellness. In addition, the Human Resources Department assists administration with employment related issues such as employee recruitment / selection, collective agreement implementation and grievance management. 


Phone: (807) 274-9855 ext. 4971 or ext. 4981
Confidential FAX: (807) 274-1950


Education Centre at 522 Second Street East, Fort Frances.
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

* The accessible entrance to the Education Centre is off the parking lot at the rear of the building.

* Please check in at the reception area and a representative from the Human Resources Department will meet you.


Kevin Knutsen
Executive Officer of Employee and Labour Relations

Contact @ 274-9855  [ext. 4980]

  • Responsible for all Human Resources related matters and functions
  • Department and system leadership related to Employee and Labour Relations                                                                           

Gabrielle Farrah, CHRL 
Human Resources Consultant

Contact @ 274-9855  [ext. 4981]

Provides Human Resources related supports and services to employees in the following employee groups:   

  • OSSTF Teachers
  • OSSTF Occasional Teachers
  • ETFO Educational Support Personnel
  • Principals/Vice-Principals
  • Non-Union/Managers/Senior Administration            



Kaylie Lundgren 
Human Resources Consultant 

Contact @ 274-9855  [ext. 4971] 

Provides Human Resources related supports and services to employees in the following employee groups:

  • ETFO Teachers
  • ETFO Occasional Teachers
  • CUPE Members



Employee Wellness, Support and Safety Officer

Contact @ 274-9855  [ext. ]

Provides supports and services to all Board employees with regards to the Board's Employee Wellness, Support and Safety programs, including, the Accessible and Healthy Workplace program. Area of supports and services include:

  • Sick Leave plans
  • Workplace Accommodations
  • Modified Work plans
  • Return to Work plans
  • WSIB and LTD claims
  • Health and Safety  
  • Additional Human Resources related supports and services to employees

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Job Postings

Collective Agreements

  1. Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO)
  2. Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF)
  3. Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
  4. Educational Support Personnel (ESP) – ETFO
  5. OSSTF Occasional Teachers
  6. ETFO Occasional Teachers
  7. ETFO 2017-2019 Extension Agreement-Salary Grids
  8. OSSTF 2017-2019 Extension Agreement-Salary Grids
  9. CUPE 2017-2019 Extension Agreement-Salary Grids


Human Resources Questions and Answers

Please use this site to discover more about what the Human Resources department can do for you. You can find answers to questions regarding benefits, employment and more.